Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin, Pie

By Jill Esbaum
(National Geographic Children's Books, Paperback, 9781426305825, 16pp.)

Publication Date: July 28, 2009

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Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin, Pie follows Apples for Everyone in the Picture the Seasons series. This beautifully photographed picture book about everybody’s favorite fall treat is sure to please kids both young and old. The glossy, festive images and lively text are sure to get your family in the mood to celebrate the season.

Pumpkins! Who can resist the sight of big, round, orange pumpkins ripening in a field? Children piling off school buses to pick one out. Carving out funny faces, smiles, or scary frowns to illuminate Halloween doorsteps. Making room for that last piece of pumpkin pie after a delicious Thanksgiving feast. In this book, pumpkins aren’t just a fruit, they’re a symbol, a scent, a flavor of the entire season.

Celebrate the flavor of fall on every page of this beautifully photo-graphed picture book. Follow along as National Geographic takes you from seed to sprout, pumpkin to pie. Envelope yourself, your family, or your class in the season by reading and learning all about pumpkins.




About the Author

Jill Esbaum is the award-winning author of several books for young readers. She lives on a farm near Dixon, Iowa, with her husband and family. She loves visiting school, as well as teaching adults how to write for children in numerous classes and workshops.

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